Heirloom Salsa

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Thanks to the proliferation of farmers’ markets, consumers now have a stunning choice of tomatoes in a rainbow of colors and a cascade of shapes and sizes. This salsa is a great recipe to experiment with the many varieties.

  • 1/4-cup servingServings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. heirloom tomatoes
  • 1 serrano chile pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 Tbs. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbs. chopped green onion tops
  • 4 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt to taste

Preparation

  1. Remove seeds from tomatoes and set aside. Dice tomatoes and put into medium bowl. In blender, combine tomato seeds, chile pepper, lime juice and cilantro; process until puréed. Add purée and green onions to tomatoes. Stir in olive oil. Serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Makes 2 cups
  • Calories: 44
  • Carbohydrate Content: 3 g
  • Fat Content: 4 g
  • Fiber Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 41 mg